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Located within a mile (2 km) of Sanibel and Captiva Island Visitor's Center, Song of the Sea is within 2 miles (3 km) of Dunes Golf and Tennis Club. This 30-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with free breakfast, a private beach, and an outdoor pool. Also near this Sanibel hotel are Sanibel Island Lighthouse and Causeway Islands Park B.


Free continental breakfast is included with your stay and awaits you each morning.


The 30 recently renovated rooms feature kitchenettes and balconies. 42-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds sport premium bedding and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other standard amenities include coffee makers, free weekday newspapers, and free local calls.

Property features

Renovated in 2012, Song of the Sea offers a private beach, an outdoor pool, and a spa tub. Free parking is included with your stay. Friendly staff can provide front-desk service during limited hours, and also offer advice about sightseeing. Other amenities at this beach hotel include an outdoor tennis court, free WiFi in public areas, and coffee/tea in a common area.


  • Free continental breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Private beach

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Song of the Sea is at the southern end of Sanibel Island, within a half-mile of Causeway Blvd, which connects the island to the mainland. Periwinkle Way, the island's "main street," is also half a mile away, with local restaurants, galleries, and boutiques. Golfers can enjoy the links at The Dunes Golf and Tennis Club for a discounted fee, including access to the driving range. Tennis court access, plus the use of racquets and tennis balls, is also part of the resort fee.

Complimentary resort amenities include a bottle of wine upon arrival, daily continental breakfast with a Belgian waffle bar (included in resort fee), bicycles for exploring the island, and beach chairs and umbrellas for the private beach. Guests enjoy free use of sports equipment, such as paddleboards and kayaks.

An outdoor pool and spa tub are surrounded by chaise lounges and tropical plantings. Next to the pool area, barbecue grills are available for cookouts.

Song of the Sea is a smoke-free property.

  • Number of floors - 2 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Front desk (limited hours) 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Total number of rooms - 30 
  • On private beach 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Free self parking 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa tub 
  • Outdoor pool 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Kitchenette  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

Song of the Sea offers 30 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature DVD players and safes. Rooms open to balconies. Beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels. Accommodations at this 3-star hotel have kitchenettes with refrigerators, microwaves, cookware/dishes/utensils, and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Sanibel hotel provides complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include complimentary weekday newspapers and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and ceiling fans. Housekeeping is provided daily. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in March 2012.

  • DVD player 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Free local calls 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • In-room safe 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Kitchenette 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Microwave 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Phone 
  • LCD TV 
  • Free WiFi 

Where to Eat

The resort serves a daily complimentary continental (included in resort fee) breakfast with waffles, fresh breakfast breads from a local bakery, fresh fruit, juices, and coffee.

The resort serves breakfast only, but there are numerous dining options within the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants:

The Dunes Steakhouse




Island Cow

Doc Ford's

Nearby Things to Do

The resort has its own private sandy beach with complimentary use of beach chairs and umbrellas. Sanibel Island is famous for the wide variety of shells found on its beaches, especially shells from the island's many indigenous mollusk species. A fine day could be spent combing the resort's beach and surrounding beaches for interesting specimens. Those favoring fresh-water relaxation will enjoy the resort's heated outdoor pool and spa tub, with chaise lounges on a surrounding sundeck.

Guests receive discounts at the semi-private Dunes Golf and Tennis Club, about one mile away. The back nine of the Dunes golf course is an Audubon-sanctioned wildlife preserve, where many species of native wildlife can be observed. The club also has seven Har-Tru tennis courts.

The recreational activities listed below are available on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Golf driving range on site 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at 11 PM

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Sporting facilities or equipment
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • In-room coffee
  • Parking
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

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A resort fee is included in the total price displayed.

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